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Department of Premier and Cabinet

Local Government Division

Colour-coded map of TasmaniaThe Department of Premier and Cabinet's Local Government Division contributes to the wellbeing of local communities through promoting a sustainable and vibrant local government sector and supporting the strong collaborative relationships between the State Government and local government.

The Division does this by developing and maintaining a policy and legislative framework for matters relevant to local government, contributing to the effectiveness of the Premier's Local Government Council (PLGC), providing executive support to the Local Government Board, and ensuring regular contact between the State Government and local government at the local, regional and statewide level to explore opportunities and resolve issues.

Further information about the Local Government Division's programs and responsibilities is available for your information.